MAY
7
2004

Interview: Xandros and KDE

The Xandros Desktop OS is known for their intuitive graphical environment that works right out of the box. Their polished desktop product is based on KDE. Your humble Dot editor had the privilege to talk to Rick Berenstein, Xandros Chairman and CTO and Ming Poon,Vice President for Software Development about Xandros and their products and the relationship between

APR
28
2004

KDE Conquers Astrophysicists with Kst

The Free Software community is constantly inundated with interesting new projects, but occasionally something crops up which is really special. Kst is just such a project. Started by Barth Netterfield, an astrophysicist, as a personal project to plot data from his experiments, it has now taken on a life of its own, being used in numerous academic projects, and finding funding from several government agencies.

APR
26
2004

The People Behind KDE: Alexander Kellett

This week The People Behind KDE travels back to the 'Low Lands' or Netherlands where we visit the guy who is known for his 'gruesome green shorts', wants to marry into a KDE family and describes himself as 'very weird'. Are you anxious to find out more about this colorful personality? Than read all there is to know about Alexander Kellett!

APR
19
2004

The People Behind KDE: Ariya Hidayat

On The People Behind KDE this week an interview with an Indonesian hacker in Germany. Confused? But wait there is more! He describes himself as a bunch of 'ordinary itchy living cells', gets bored quickly, needs 'fresh blood to suck' but his friends think he's hilarious. Curious? Read more and get to know this week's star Ariya Hidayat!

APR
12
2004

Interview: Trolltech's Eirik Eng and Matthias Ettrich

Eirik Eng, president of Trolltech, and Matthias Ettrich, founder of the KDE project
and director of software development at Trolltech, were interviewed by Philippe Fremy, KDE enthusiast.
This interview was conducted in August 2003. The interview was made
possible by Laurent Rathle, who is maintaining the KDE France
website. A French translation is available on KDE-France.

APR
11
2004

The People Behind KDE: Adriaan de Groot

Another Dutch treat! This guy has given himself the Dutch label; a 'hardcore béta', he's focussed on writing his thesis, can't stand bad and rude behavior on IRC, amuses himself with Algebra and his most successful and recent accomplishment is contributing to the compilation of a new project, a baby girl named Mira! This week we sync up with KPilot's Adriaan de Groot!

APR
4
2004

The People Behind KDE: Wilbert Berendsen

The People Behind KDE is staying on base this week. The guy I'm interviewing is multi-talented and full of surprises, not only is he KDE-NL's own webmaster/translator/bug-submitter but also a musician and teacher. His favorite thing is his low-racer. You think a low racer is a kind of jeans style? Guess again... ;-] Get to know the person behind KDE-NL's website, Wilbert Berendsen!

MAR
29
2004

The People Behind KDE: Till Adam

This week's TPBK [The People Behind KDE] travels to Laboe in Germany for a chat with one of KDE's more recent additions to the community.
He has been an active developer since a year and has already managed to make his mark. He's known among friends for talking too much about too many things, is not very fond of green shorts and keeps his wife on a stable release. It's Till Adam!

MAR
21
2004

The People Behind KDE: Fabrice Mous

For this week's interview we hop over to Europe. We travel to the Netherlands to a town named Houten where a man lives who spends most his time writing up interviews and articles for the dot, whose ability to look

MAR
15
2004

The People Behind KDE: Eric Laffoon

This week we stay in the USA and travel to the west coast,
to Hillsboro, Oregon, hometown of Eric Laffoon. We all know Eric Laffoon as the Quanta+ Team Leader.
In this interview we get to see a glimpse of the more private site of Eric. He's a multitasker, gets excited by catnip, describes himself as a 'wild and crazy guy', is best known for his good cigars and still looks good in spandex ;-)

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